FSP Initiative Hosts Third Annual Summit: A Call to Action

Chicago Area Financial Services Industry Leaders Convene to Launch Joint Actions to Increase Diversity and Inclusion On October 28, 2016, more than 120 executives and professionals from the 20 member firms that constitute the FSP Initiative, representatives of agencies and organizations partnering with the Initiative, and guests from potential future member firms and partner organizations …

CME Group Hosts the FSP’s First External Forum

On Tuesday, May 24, 2015, CME Group, in conjunction with the CME Group Foundation, hosted a forum to introduce “Chicago’s Financial Services Pipeline: Bridging the Diversity Gap – Building African-American and Latino Talent Pipelines.” The Forum brought more than 60 education, nonprofit, financial, and corporate professionals, as well as leaders from the FSP member institutions together to learn …

160 Interns and Students Participate in Third Annual FSP Summer Intern Career Conference

On July 14, 2016, over 160 interns and students joined business leaders from sixteen Chicago-area financial services firms and six non-profit organizations at the Third-Annual Financial Services Pipeline (FSP) Initiative’s Summer Intern Career Conference, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The Career Conference is part of the collaborative effort to increase the representation …

FSP Initiative Hosts Second Annual Summit

On October 30, 2015, the Financial Services Pipeline Initiative convened more than 120 executives and professionals from banking, human resources, diversity and inclusion, community development and philanthropy for its second Annual Summit . Building on the success of the 2014 Summit and the work of the Initiative in the past year, the Summit marked the …

Chicago Fed Hosts Industry Immersion Event for 150 Interns and Students

On July 13, 2015, over 150 interns and students joined business leaders from seventeen Chicago-area financial services firms and six non-profit organizations at the Financial Services Pipeline (FSP) Initiative’s Summer Intern Career Conference hosted by the Chicago Fed. The Career Conference, the Initiative’s second since its inception, is part of the collaborative effort to increase …